Recap - Bears Defeat Missouri 42-39

Recap - Bears Defeat Missouri 42-39

Robert Griffin sliced and diced the Tigers defense for 406 yards as Baylor handed Missouri a 42-39 defeat on Saturday at Floyd Casey Stadium.

The match was decisive in favor of Baylor, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 74.5.

Terrance Ganaway rushed for 186 yards, while Robert Griffin added 64 yards in the win. Tevin Reese and Terrance Williams added 163 and 100 receiving yards respectively.

Henry Josey rushed for 132 yards for Missouri, while Kendial Lawrence added 64 yards. James Franklin threw for 325 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Lucas and Michael Egnew had 80 and 69 yards respectively.

Baylor outgained Missouri 697-578 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 32-31 by the Tigers.

The time of possession battle favored Missouri as their offense was on the field for 30:38, longer than the 29:22 of their opponents.

Baylor heads into a Week 11 battle against Kansas. Missouri, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas.